Required for Master of Public Health (MPH) students in Community Health Sciences, the field experience gives students firsthand experience within a health or health-related social service agency or community program in elements of planning, program implementation, evaluation; and/or policy formulation, implementation and analysis.
"During my 11-week internship, I learned more about the intersection of public health and technology and the many avenues in which health promotion efforts are executed, adding to my excitement of pursuing a career in the public health field after completing my MPH degree in Community Health Sciences."
Jasmine Smith, MPH '13
The Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter is now available! In this issue:
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The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health seeks applicants for Professor and Chair of Community Health Sciences. We seek an outstanding candidate who can provide exceptional leadership for the department’s faculty and students, and who is a distinguished scholar. For complete position announcement, please see the official posting.
The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) awarded Dr. Muthengi the 2016 Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research. Dr. Muthengi a researcher with the Population Council in Kenya, leads investigations into effective strategies to improve the reproductive health, education and economic potential of adolescent girls.
Malan, PhD student and UC Global Food Initiative Fellow, helps students understand the environmental impacts – the “foodprint” – of their dining choices.